7 reasons to visit Cornwall this year…

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World class beaches, a thriving foodie scene and unspoilt beauty at every turn.

These are just three of the reasons why a break to Cornwall (and especially the Roseland Peninsula!) should be at the top of your to-do list for 2016.

Ok, we’re a little bit biased but it’s not hard to see why. There are very few places in the country, if any, that can deliver the kind of break Cornwall can. We’re lucky enough to be in one the best spots. The Roseland holds all that’s great about Cornwall, from dramatic beaches and adrenaline-fuelled activities to secluded spots and historical landmarks.

Here’s why we love it so much, and why we think you’ll want to come and visit:

Beautiful Beaches. In Cornwall you’re never far away from a stunning beach and on the Roseland we have plenty to choose from. Explore the expanse of golden sand at Carne Beach, treat yourself to lunch at the Hidden Hut at Porthcurnick or escape the crowds at the secret coves of Little and Great Molunan beaches.

Foodie Feasts. We have some of Cornwall’s gems on our doorstep. From the wonderful cookery school at Philleigh Way to the award-winning Hidden Hut and the Michelin-starred Driftwood Hotel, if you love food you’ll love it here. You’ll also find great cafes, friendly pubs and an abundance of fantastic local produce. All that’s left to do is enjoy a glass of Camel Valley bubbly or wine while relaxing in our gardens.

Exciting Events. Cornwall has a thriving events scene. Falmouth Week is always popular as are the likes of the Fal River Festival, Truro Food & Drink Festival and the Falmouth Oyster Festival. Be sure to have a look at our events calendar to see what’s happening when you plan to come and stay.

Glorious Gardens. Cornwall is blessed with some simply wonderful gardens. There’s the sub-tropical paradise at Glendurgan, the year-round splendour of Trelissick, the unique beauty of the Lost Gardens of Heligan and, of course, the magical Eden Project. You could quite easily have a week’s holiday with us and spend all of it exploring Cornwall’s gardens.

Wonderful Waters. Sailing, surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, rowing, swimming or just simply getting wet. If you love the water you’ll love it here. We’re perched above the Fal River and the Carrick Roads, the same sailing waters where Ben Ainslie cut his teeth. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, there’s ample opportunity to enjoy the best of the water when you stay Roundhouse Barns.

Awesome Activities. If you like keeping yourself busy while you’re away you’ll find plenty of activities nearby. There’s the National Maritime Museum Cornwall situated in Falmouth, a short ferry hop away from St Mawes, sites of cultural and historical importance to visit (from Poldark country to St Mawes Castle) and a great range of art galleries and independent shopping.

Hidden Hideaways. Sometimes the best breaks are the ones where you can just stop, unwind and relax. We know how important that is and that’s why at Roundhouse Barns you’ll find a hidden hideaway where you can get away from it all while relaxing in 5-star luxury. Have a look at our cottages and B&B suite to see what’s waiting for you.

We always fill up fast so if you’re planning a trip to Cornwall this year it’s always best to get your booking in early to avoid disappointment. You can check our availability for 2016 here.